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A guide to finding resources in theology. Guides to specific resources and strategies for individual classes. Taking class online? Limit database searches to "full-text" and Library catalog searches to "Ebooks."

Go, therefore, and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit (Matthew 28:19-20a)


Sample Books

Ferreira, Johan. Johannine Ecclesiology. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1998.

Jinkins, Michael. The Church Faces Death : Ecclesiology in a Post-Modern Context. Cary:
     Oxford University Press, 1999.

Tveit, Olav Fykse. Liturgical-Missional : Perspectives on a Reformed Ecclesiology.
     Eugene, Oregon: Wipf & Stock, 2016.

Church - History of Doctrines, etc.

Early Church, ca. 30-600

16th century

17th century

18th century

19th century

20th century

21st century

Councils and synods, ecumenical

Tanner, Norman P. Decrees of the Ecumenical Councils. London: Sheed & Ward, 1990.
     BX825 .A1990  Reference Fl. 1

Council of Nicaea

See also Early Church and heresy

Orthodox Eastern Church

Council of Trent

Vatican Council (2nd : 1962-1965)

Gaudium et spes


Sample Journals

Ephemerides liturgicae  BX1970 .A1 E63 Periodicals Lower-level

Proceedings of the North American Academy of Liturgy  BV169 .N66 Periodicals Lower-level

Books about Liturgy and Worship


The Liturgical Movement

Sample Books

Faggioli, Massimo. True Reform : Liturgy and Ecclesiology in Sacrosanctum Concilium.
     Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical Press, 2012.

Irwin, Kevin W. What We Have Done, What We Have Failed to Do : Assessing the Liturgical Reforms of Vatican II.
     Mahway, NJ: Paulist Press, 2014.

Spinks, Bryan D. Do This in Remembrance of Me : The Eucharist from the Early Church to the Present Day.
     London, England: SCM Press, 2013.